ERIC Number: EJ677042
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Missing Link: Metacognition and the Necessity of Poetry in the Composition Classroom.
Writing On the Edge, v12 n2 p33-52 Spr-Sum 2001
Notes that the reading and writing of poetry in the composition classroom asks students to participate in metacognition. Examines how writing teachers may use poetry activities to foster metalinguistic awareness as well as to meet many of the demands of the composition classroom. Contends that poetry is a missing link in an incomplete chain of teaching strategies for writing. (PM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Metacognition, Poetry, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Writing on the Edge, Campus Writing Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616. Web site: http://wwwenglish.ucdavis.edu/compos/woe/default.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A